Joanne Woodward, Red Buttons and Miyoshi Umeki are among winners at Oscar ceremony.
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American newsreel titles read: 'OSCARS - Big Night In Hollywood'.
Hollywood, California, United States of America.
Shots of Pantages Cinema on Hollywood street, with billboards advertising Academy Awards.
Interior of auditorium, panning over packed audience. L/S of stage. M/S of comedian / actor Red Buttons receiving Oscar statuette for best supporting actor for his performance in 'Sayonara' from glamorous film star Lana Turner. Shot of audience applauding. M/S of Miyoshi Umeki receiving best supporting actress award for her performance in 'Sayonara' from Anthony Quinn. Audience applauding.
M/S of film star actor Cary Grant holding statuette for best actor winner Alec Guinness, for 'The Bridge On The River Kwai'; actress Jean Simmons walks into picture to accept the award on behalf of Sir Alec.
L/S of film actor John Wayne making announcement of best actress winner - Joanne Woodward for 'The Three Faces Of Eve'. M/S of actress Joanne Woodward running towards Wayne to accept the award, seemingly holding up the front of her strapless evening gown. High angle shot of audience. C/U of Joanne Woodward talking emotionally and clutching her Oscar. Natural sound as she sobs, saying she has been daydreaming of this since she way 9 years old. She thanks Nunnally (director Nunnally Johnson) for having more faith in her than anyone could have. John Wayne takes her arm as they walk off stage.